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Expanding cloud options

Cloud computing, Data security, Hybrid cloud storage...

According to industry analysts, more than 50 percent of IT spending will be cloud-based by 2018.[1] IBM research confirms that 75 percent of enterprises in the US plan to increase cloud investment.[2] It’s clear that cloud computing has become a foundational part of 21st century IT infrastructure solutions. Data protection is one area that has ...read more


Making a case for cloud computing

Cloud computing, Data security, Hybrid cloud...

My wife, who is home for the day, just informed me that her IT department moved their email and home directories to the cloud.  Previously, the company’s access policies were so restrictive that she could never see this information offsite.  As I reflected on what this change would mean to remote users, I wondered about ...read more


Open PaaS – hybrid cloud on IBM PureApplication

Looking at the evolution of IBM PureApplication from 2012 to 2016, PureApplication has a bright future. With hundreds of units sold and three versions available (System, Service on SoftLayer and Software), the PureApplication platform has made its way into the IBM cloud management portfolio. Now, the future is more promising than ever. PureApplication is becoming ...read more